It is the goal of Gloria Deo Academy Athletics to coach, train, teach, and equip young men and women who will use their God-given athletic abilities to compete for the glory of God.

Watch this video for more information about the current sports offerings and upcoming athletic opportunities for GDA students by GDA’s Athletic Director, Mr. Nimmo.

The GDA Athlete

It is the goal of Gloria Deo Academy athletics to coach, train, teach, and equip young men and women to use their God given athletic abilities to compete to the best of their ability for the glory of God.

The Lions’ ROAR

❖ Respect – We will treat coaches, players, officials, and those against whom we’re competing with Christ-like respect.

❖ Honor – We will show honor to God and to one another through the way we train & compete.

❖ Commitment – We will be committed to our teammates, coaches, and the vision of Gloria Deo Academy.

❖ Leadership – We will strive to be Christ-like leaders on and off the playing court/field.

❖ Calling – We will remember our ultimate calling to live, play, teach, and learn as we remember that we belong to Jesus.

Gloria Deo Academy provides quality athletic opportunities. Sports and activities are to be an enhancement to a student’s overall education. Participating is a privilege that is to be earned and handled with professionalism.

Click here to read the GDA Athletic Handbook.

GDA participates in various Missouri State High School Activity Association (MSHSAA) events throughout the year as well as club sports and other activities.

Athletic Programs

Athletics Team

For any questions about athletics, please reach out to GDA’s Athletic Director, Troy Nimmo: or GDA’s Assistant Athletic Director, Brittany Lalli: